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CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 12:10pm EST
, technology, and engineering, math and education, some of you know them as a member of the school state board. later this week president obama will be awarding him the national medal of science for his achievement in physics. dr. james gates. [applause] two years ago, and that just two years ago, this woman has turned around a workplace into a full-time job. please welcome janice in caroline county and melissa jones harris. [applause] within the heart of every individual is a spirit and a dignity that yearns to be recognized. 12 months ago outside, the officially recognized for the first time in 380 years, the people in a ceremony that none of us will soon forget. please welcome the tribe. [applause] thank you for being here. we're also joined by someone who found himself doing the job of a city manager. when his own home was flooded, he set aside his personal needs an extended her day and night to help the families in the cities through the crisis. mayor p.j. mayor? [applause] my fellow marylanders, the story of dr. gates, the story of janice and melissa, the people, the mayor, the sacrifice
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 1:15pm EST
, like manufacturing, health care, information technology -- even in accounting and finance. my frequent visits to employers across the state affirm these reports. our state needs a way to accurately measure employment on a real-time basis. we need a better way to quickly measure trends and identify workforce needs by region, so we are working with members of the in areas of great need from current and future employers. during the past year, we partnered with the wisconsin covenant foundation to provide grants to technical colleges and employers in various regions to improve workforce development. the next step will come in the state budget, as we align new resources with our critical needs in the workplace. just a few days ago, we graduated the first class under the wisconsin workforce partnership program. diane stepp joined the program because she was unemployed, after being laid off, and was looking for a new career. diane has already been hired by amerequip corporation in new holstein as a cnc operator, and she started work yesterday. diane is here with us tonight. we also worked wit
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 12:25pm EST
be secured. when the federal government employees the right mix of manpower and technology. [applause] i asked the president to finish the job. security sectors, and the most heavily traveled the way for illegal crossing into this country. the fill your promise to the american people. i will make good on mine. [applause] did in the meantime, because i'll never shy away from taking actions necessary to protect our state, i will be issuing an executive order against human trafficking. this is truly a crime against humanity. a modern-day slavery in which men and women and children are sold into forced labor or prostitution. cindy mccain has been a leading factor. i look forward to working occur and legislatures to come back this growing problem. -- combat this growing problem. for those of you just beginning this voyage of public service, there are so many with us here today you have been an inspiration. someone whose contributions will be felt for generations to come. i am speaking up about united states senator jon kyl. he is the rares of creatures in washington, as someone
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 11:45am EST
, technology, engineering and math have lucrative opportunities that make it more difficult to recruit them into the classroom. first year teachers deciding where to teach can make thousands more in pocomoke, kennett square, and salem than in bridgeville, felton, or bear. if we are to have the best education system in the country, we cannot continue to have the lowest starting average teacher salaries in the region. we can change this. we can re-examine our pay structure, which has not been substantively changed in decades. i'm asking the general assembly to work with me, to re-examine that pay structure so that we can incentivize teaching in high need schools and critical subjects, raised starting teacher pay, and reward teacher .eadership trai [laughter] [applause]we need high quality school choices for our families. the application process for choice and charter schools has become too burdensome. i talk to parents with children in multiple schools, and they look forward to school choice and charter application with the same enthusiasm that they have for tax season. there are multipl
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 1:30pm EST
the program. please do support an expansion of that program. [applause] technology has pushed montana into a global marketplace, but far too many of our schools are lagging behind. the phones in our pockets have better internet access than many of the classrooms in our state. that's why i also support further investing in our schools, and using state resources to help school districts modernize and acquire today's technology. we can and we will work together to invest in and improve our public schools. in making even modest investments in early childhood education and technology improvements for our schools, i am asking that you look beyond the immediate, beyond this session or even the length of time you and i will be entrusted with serving the public. it isn't always easy investing now for later returns, but that's what leaders do. i'm asking you to look beyond the immediate in other areas, too, including transforming the way we deliver healthcare, so we can create jobs and take care of those who need our help the most. to have a healthy economy, we need healthy citizens. for those
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